Ashlie has spent the last two decades sitting at the intersection of the technology startup, political and nonprofit communities. She has held executive roles as the deputy director at the North Carolina Business Committee for Education under Governor Cooper’s administration, the chief branding officer at Redgrave LLP and head of marketing and communications at TCDI. She has consulted with MyFutureNC and McKinsey & Company. Ashlie is co-founder and executive director of The Bucy Foundation, a Triangle startup focused on making unstructured sports more accessible to prepare young North Carolinians with the social intelligence and work ethic required for a changing world. She is the co-founder and former executive director of Dustin’s GreenHouse, an organization that provides the unique combination of global exposure and service-based learning opportunities for under-recognized students in North Carolina. Ashlie serves on the Board of Directors for the NC Institute of Political Leadership and is a member of the North Carolina Football Club’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a mother of three.